Category Archives: Being a Hero

Loving the Enemy 

  By G.P. Avants   I am watching a scene from the Mummy 2, that really has tugged at my heart and mind. Rick O’Connell and the Mummy, Imhotop are both clinging for life on the edge of a pit … Continue reading

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You’re the Right Man for the Job

“Treat others the way you want to be treated.”                                            Luke 6:31               Have … Continue reading

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These Boots Were Made for Walking

  “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news.”                                                         … Continue reading

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All Through the Night

(I am beginning my Masters class so I am digging in the vaults and found some old stories that I would like to share, like this one.)   “Where is God my maker who gives songs in the night?” Job … Continue reading

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Expected to Still Be Superman While It’s Raining Kryptonite.

  G.P. Avants   Ever have a day when it feels like everything is going your way. You’re flying high and subduing the bad guys left and right. Superman’s name is on every body’s lips and you feel a swelling … Continue reading

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The Webs We Weave

How many times will we get to see Spider-Man reinvent himself? I am just wrapping my head around the fourth incarnation and there is a fifth one on the horizon. This is sort of a fan sharing his concerns and … Continue reading

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A Nerd’s Brand of Hero

Realm of Nerdatonium Entry #4 I think inside all of us is a hero that wants a chance to do something great. You know, we all want to change the world in some way. Can you relate? What can a … Continue reading

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